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Proprius Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Jazz at the Pawnshop with SACD Special Edition

Proprius Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Jazz at the Pawnshop with SACD Special Edition

Proprius Music is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Jazz at the Pawnshop with a Special Super Audio CD edition. Jazz at the Pawnshop is one of the most famous audiophile jazz recordings made. Over the years, it has appeared in a variety of formats including Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD, HRCD, XRCD, Gold CD and SACD.

This is the fourth time it has appeared on Super Audio CD. Prior SACD editions including a two Surround Sound SACD set from First Impression Music (First Impression Music FIMSACD M034) and then as two separate Surround Sound SACDs from Proprius Music: Jazz at the Pawnshop – Volume 1 (Proprius Music PRSACD 7778) and Jazz at the Pawnshop – Volume 2 (Proprius Music PRSACD 7079). read more…

New Rickie Lee Jones Album Released in 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound

New Rickie Lee Jones Album Released in 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound

The Sermon On Exposition Boulevard, the new album from Rickie Lee Jones, is now available from New West Records in 5.1 Super Audio CD Surround Sound. The SACD version of the album is available on a special “Limited Edition Release” edition that features the Super Audio CD, a DVD Video Disc and a 24 page booklet about the new release. read more…

The Tierney Sutton Band and The Big Picture Highlight January SACDs from Telarc

Telarc followed up its special Super Audio CD sales and contest in January with the release of 4 Super Audio CDs. The release came during one of the busier weeks in sometime for SACD release activity in the U.S. read more…

SonyBMG Masterworks Issues Sixth Set of RCA Living Stereo SACDs

Today SonyBMG Masterworks is continuing the popular series of RCA Living Stereo catalog releases in Super Audio CD with the release of five more SACDs in the series. This brings the total number of SACDs in the series to 49. read more…

30th Anniversary Celebration Album from Opus 3 in SACD Surround Sound

Opus 3 Records, the audiophile record label based in Sweden is celebrating their 30th Anniversary with a new Super Audio CD. Titled the 30th Anniversary Celebration Album, the Surround Sound SACD covers the label’s 30 years of recordings with 19 selections from their catalog. read more…

Petula Clarks Kiss Me Goodbye Is Latest Stereo SACD from Top Music International

Petula Clarks Kiss Me Goodbye Is Latest Stereo SACD from Top Music International

Petula Clark, the 1960’s pop singer who is best known for her song “Downtown” is the latest artist to be featured by Top Music International in a new Hybrid Stereo Super Audio CD. Top Music International is based in Hong Kong and frequently reissues popular albums from U.S. and European artists in the SACD format. read more…

Super Audio CD Editions of Two Classic Moody Blues Albums Headed for Spring Release

Moody Blues fans were excited to learn that the Super Audio CD editions of Every Good Boy Deserves Favour and Seventh Sojourn are now scheduled for release in the U.K. and Europe on April 2nd. The news follows last year’s release of five of the band’s classic albums – 4 in Surround Sound Super Audio CD (A Question Of Balance, Days of Future Passed, On The Threshold Of A Dream and To Our Children’s, Children’s Children) and 1 in Stereo Super Audio CD (In Search Of The Lost Chord). read more…

CES 2007: Chesky, Mobile Fidelity and First Impression Music Announce Upcoming Super Audio CDs for 2007

CES 2007: Chesky Records, Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs, First Impression Music and Opus 3 Records used the recent Consumer Electronics Show 2007 (CES 2007) in Las Vegas as the venue to announce and introduce some of their new titles on Super Audio CD. read more…

Sony Announces Three Super Audio CD Car Stereo Players

Sony is bringing out three Car Stereo players with Super Audio CD. That’s the big news this week from Sony Electronics headquarters in Japan.

According to a news story from the company’s HD World newsletter which focuses on Sony’s High Definition or “HD” products and technologies (such as Super Audio CD, Direct Stream Digital, High Definition TV Sets and the Blu-Ray Disc), Sony’s “Xplod” Car Stereo line will introduce the industry’s first “in-car AV entertainment system” with Super Audio CD playback this Spring. read more…

At CES 2007, Coexistence Proposed For Hi-Def Disc Battle

With proponents of HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc both claiming at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that they were winning the high-definition packaged media battle, two firms floated ideas for simplifying the two formats’ coexistence.

LG Electronics used the CES outing, where both HD DVD and Blu-ray made their public debut in 2006, to reveal its plans for a machine that plays both formats. Scheduled for a March release, the company’s BH100 will carry a stiff sticker of $1,199, double the price of the cheapest single-format players from other companies like Toshiba and Sony. read more…

CES 2007: Telarc Announces 15 SACD Releases For 2007 Plus CES Sale and Contest

CES 2007: Telarc offered a series of announcements for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2007) in Las Vegas. The label is planning to release 15 Surround Sound Super Audio CDs. To celebrate their continued activity in high resolution audio, Telarc also announced a sale on their entire catalog of Super Audio CDs as well as a contest where one lucky fan will win a Sony SACD Changer full of Telarc SACDs. read more…

Opus 3 Releases Maria Winther’s Dreamsville in Super Audio CD Surround Sound

Opus 3 Releases Maria Winther’s Dreamsville in Super Audio CD Surround Sound

Audiophile label Opus 3 Records in Sweden continues to release albums in Super Audio CD Surround Sound. In their latest release, the label is presenting a new Swedish jazz singer named Maria Winther in an album titled Dreamsville. The disc is named after the Henry Mancini penned song that leads off the album.

As with all of the recent Opus 3 Surround Sound SACD releases, Dreamsville is a Single Inventory Hybrid Layer Super Audio CD release. It has Surround Sound SACD, Stereo SACD and Stereo CD Audio versions of the music on the album on each disc. The Super Audio CD serves as both the SACD and CD edition of the album. read more…

2007 Surround Sound Grammy Nominees Announced [HFR]

The Recording Academy has announced the nominees for their 2007 “Best Surround Sound Album” Grammy Award. Nominees in “Field 28 – Surround Sound and Category 93″ of the 2007 Grammy Awards Competition featured albums by artists including Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Melissa Etheridge, Emmylou Harris, Taj Mahal, Hugh Masakela, Joe McBride, Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant and Zap Mama, Donald Fagen, Wierd Al Yankovic, Alan Parsons and Ensemble 96 conduced by Шystein
Fevang. read more…

Brian Dobbs ‘The History of Recorded Music’ on DVD-Audio

Independent musician Brian Dobbs has announced the release of his upcoming debut album, The History of Recorded Music, on December 18, 2006. The disc will be released as set comprising CD, DVD-Video disc and DVD-Audio disc. read more…

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